RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY
Moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated very heavy falls have been reported in some parts of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Assam, Goa, M.P. and West Bengal.
Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast)
The upper air cyclonic circulation over central Pakistan and adjoining northwest Rajasthan persists in lower levels.
The upper air cyclonic circulation over northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood extending between 2.1 to 5.8 km above mean sea level, tilting southwards with height persists.
The upper air cyclonic circulation over west Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood extending upto 2.1 km above mean sea level persists.
The axis of monsoon trough at mean sea level passes through Ferozpur, Meerut, Lucknow, Varanasi, Ranchi, Balasore and thence southeastwards to eastcentral Bay of Bengal.
The feeble off shore trough runs from Gujarat coast to Karnataka coast.
The western disturbance over north Pakistan and neighbourhood persists as an upper air system.
CENTRAL WATER COMMISSION (daily water levels and forecasts for level forecast sites)
- There are 19 Moderate flood situation sites (Assam-04, Bihar-10, Jharkhand-01, West Bengal-01 & Uttar Pradesh-03) in the country on 29.07.2011.
DEPLOYMENT OF NATIONAL DISASTER RESPONSE FORCE (NDRF)
- 17 teams consisting of 533 personnel of NDRF have been deployed in Assam - (6), Andhra Pradesh – (2), J&K – (2), Kerala – (1), New Delhi-(1) and Bihar (5).